1. [ noun ] (law,criminal law) someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
Synonyms: despoiler pillager spoiler looter freebooter plunderer
Related terms: thief pirate war plunder sack
2. [ noun ] (business) a corporate investor who intends to take over a company by buying a controlling interest in its stock and installing new management
Related terms: corporate_investor raid
Similar spelling:   Rader